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The South Carolina Waterfowl Association exists to enhance and perpetuate South Carolina's wildlife heritage through education and waterfowl habitat conservation.

Directions to SCWA Facilities
Directions to SCWA Wildlife Education Center
Address - 1234 Kinnette Trail Road, Pinewood, SC 29125

NOTE: The Wildlife Education Center is home to Camps Leopold and Woodie. 

I-77, I-26 & I-20 traveling south or east headed to the Wildlife Education Center

I-26 traveling through Columbia turn North onto I-77
I-20 traveling through Columbia turn South onto I-77

From I-77 in Columbia turn at exit #9 onto Hwy 378/76 east (Garner’s Ferry Road) toward Sumter. Follow 378/76 about 25 miles to Highway 261 and turn right. Follow 261 for approximately 12 miles and turn right onto Mill Creek Road. Follow Mill Creek Road for approximately 9 miles and cross the railroad tracks in Rimini. Take the left fork onto Governor Richardson road. Travel just under 2 miles and turn right onto Drayton McNight road. This is a dirt road (SCWA sign will be on Stop sign). Travel 1.7 miles on Drayton McKnight road to Old River Road. Turn left on Old River Road and travel 0.7 miles. Turn left at the large SCWA Wildlife Education Center sign onto Kinnette Trail (gravel road) and travel 0.2 miles. Turn right at the large SCWA Wildlife Education Center sign and travel 0.2 miles. The gravel road will dead end at Bullington Pond. Turn right and travel 0.2 miles to Chace Lodge.​

I-95 traveling south headed to the Wildlife Education Center

Exit I-95 at milepost 115 (Highway 301) and go West (right). Follow 301 to the second traffic light in the town of Summerton. Continue straight through Summerton for 4.5 miles and turn left onto St. Phillips Church Road. Travel 2.5 miles on St. Phillips Church Road to Old River Road and turn right. Travel 3.1 miles on Old River Road and turn right at large SCWA Wildlife Education Center sign onto Kinnette Trail (gravel road) and travel 0.2 miles. Turn right at the large SCWA Wildlife Education Center sign and travel 0.2 miles. The gravel road will dead end at Bullington Pond. Turn right and travel 0.2 miles to Chace Lodge.

I-95 traveling north headed to the Wildlife Education Center

Exit I-95 at milepost 108. Turn left on Buff Road and travel 0.8 miles to Church Street (Hwy 15/301). Turn right on Church street and travel 0.7 miles to traffic light. Turn left on Larry King Road (Gov. Richardson Road) and travel 4.5 miles. Then turn left onto St. Phillips Church Road. Travel 2.5 miles on St Phillips Church Road to Old River Road and turn right. Travel 3.1 miles on Old River Road and turn right at large SCWA Wildlife Education Center sign onto Kinnette Trail (gravel road) and travel 0.2 miles. Turn right at the large SCWA Wildlife Education Center sign and travel 0.2 miles. The gravel road will dead end at Bullington Pond. Turn right and travel 0.2 miles to Chace Lodge.

If you get lost or turned around on the way to camp you can call the camp phone line for information: 803-452-6122. If you are unable to reach anyone at that number, please call the main SCWA office and a staff member will put you in touch with camp staff. The SCWA main line is 803-452-6001. 


​Directions to SCWA Office
Address - 9833 Old River Road, Pinewood, SC 29125

I-77, I-26 & I-20 traveling south or east headed to the SCWA office

I-26 traveling through Columbia turn north onto I-77
I-20 traveling through Columbia turn south onto I-77

From I-77 in Columbia turn at exit #9 onto Hwy 378/76 east (Garner’s Ferry Road) toward Sumter. Follow 378/76 about 25 miles to Highway 261 and turn right. Follow 261 for approximately 12 miles and turn right onto Mill Creek Road. Follow Mill Creek Road for approximately 9 miles and cross the railroad tracks in Rimini. Take the right fork and go past the road closed sign. Continue past the church on the left and graveyard on the right. SCWA offices will be ahead on your right. 

I-95 traveling south and I-95 traveling north headed to the SCWA office

Due to the washout on Old River Road and the washout on Governor Richardson/Rimini Road, getting to the SCWA office is more complicated than it used to be. If you need to visit the SCWA office, please call 803-452-6001 and a staff member will give you directions. 

If you get lost or turned around on the way to the SCWA office you can call the main phone line for directions: 803-452-6001. 
SCWA office hours are 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday - Friday. 
November 14, 2015 - Due to the flooding in October of 2015, several bridges and roads leading to SCWA facilities are washed out. 
IMPORTANT: Please follow the directions below and do NOT follow your GPS.